The board comes with custom default avatars. There are three. The VMB logo for those who have not selected a gender in their profile - Vegas Vic for the men - Vegas Vickie for the females. You can get this avatar by just selecting your gender on the Personal Details page. To upload an avatar go to the top of the page to your name and hover the mouse over it so you get a drop down box appear with a list of functions, click on Avatar. This will bring up a box like this In the box you can upload your chosen picture to become your avatar from your computer and it is recommended that it is at least 200x200 pixels. Click on "Choose File" and select an image to use. Then click on "Okay" at the bottom. You can also scroll down to choose from the stock avatar images we have set up for you. Click the button next to "Pick avatar from gallery" and then select the image you would like to use. Click Okay and you're all set. That's it! Let me know if you have any questions or problems.